On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269
  • Sierre Leone becomes 100th member of UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer

Famous Deaths

  • Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75